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Posted in thread: Soldering Stainless steel on 08-20-2011 at 02:40 AM
If you make the hole too big, you should be able to bend the flare back towards center the
smallest bit with pliers or by tapping with a hammer. Just enough to grip the coupling.Bobby is
right here. I...
Posted in thread: Mk-i on 08-20-2011 at 02:33 AM
what happened to all the pictures? this seems incredibly interesting and i would love to see
what it looks like.I had an issue with my photo bucket account. I lost a lot of data. I can
post up a pic o...
Posted in thread: Converting to welded couplers on keggle on 05-07-2011 at 02:36 AM
Thanks for the info. I'll pass that info onto my welder next time I give him some beer. He
works for beer.l'll hit those welds with a 3M finishing disc.Based on the fact that I haven't
seen or used th...
Posted in thread: Converting to welded couplers on keggle on 05-06-2011 at 02:51 AM
What did you use to clean up those outside welds?They look real nice cleaned up.I just got my
keg welded up and the welds are real dark and need some help.I didn't do those welds but I have
Posted in thread: Welding Stainless with MIG? on 05-05-2011 at 03:01 AM
As others have said, don't use the co2 for the shielding gas. One thing you can do is to make a
dimpling tool that I posted a while back. There are some great recreations of it in the
soldering ss thr...
Posted in thread: The full Monti on 04-24-2011 at 04:53 PM
Wow very nice. Is this after brushing?No, those welds have not been cleaned. Proper prep to the
weld joint and solid gas coverage.
Posted in thread: Semi-Automatic HERMS System (Work in Progress) on 04-24-2011 at 05:03 AM
Done, done, check, and DONE!All systems go!I finsihed all my "to do" items on the brewery
today, gave everything a scrubbin' with BKF, and then ran some one-step through the works to
sterilize the gut...
Posted in thread: Soldering Stainless steel on 04-24-2011 at 05:00 AM
There is no earthly reason to use stainless bolts or nut for this tool, and you discovered the
best reason NOT to use them. SS nuts are much softer than carbon steel. Stick with carbon steel
and use l...
Posted in thread: The full Monti on 04-24-2011 at 04:49 AM
Thanks Monti, Plainishing makes sense now. Unfortunately I don't have the capability to do
that, so I'll have to figure out other ways to get by. I'll have to check on exact ID's for my
Posted in thread: The full Monti on 04-24-2011 at 04:34 AM
The 6 Kw element will get the job done in the step and boil modes, it will be just a bit slower
in strike water heating though. The only advice I would give on the electric method is that